Offaly Ladies lose out to Armagh

Damian Moran

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Damian Moran

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Offaly Intermediates suffered their fourth loss in as many games in the Tesco Homegrown NFL Division 3 game against table toppers Armagh on Sunday in a wet and windy Abbey Grammar school, Newry.

Offaly Intermediates suffered their fourth loss in as many games in the Tesco Homegrown NFL Division 3 game against table toppers Armagh on Sunday in a wet and windy Abbey Grammar school, Newry.

Tesco Homegrown National Football League

Armagh 3-14

Offaly 0-3

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Armagh took the lead from the second minute of the game and controlled it the whole way through the sixty minutes.

Armagh had a very comfortable lead before Offaly finally got on the scoreboard with a free from Kym Furey on the 25th minute. Orlagh Heavey added another before the referee blew the whistle for half time with Armagh leading on a 1-9 to 0-2 scoreline.

Things didn’t get much better for the faithful ladies in the second half and try as they may they could not get through the Armagh defence. Orlagh Heavey added to the Offaly score with her second point of the day from a free and that was that for the girls after a bad day at the office all round.

Final score in Newry, Armagh 3-14 Offaly 0-03. They now face Tipperary this weekend and it will be a home venue for Offaly, throw in at 2pm Venue TBC.

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Team and Panel: Kelley Cunningham, Shauna Farrelly, Hannah McMahon, Patrice Stapleton, Emer Nally, Emma Dalton, Ciara McCormack, Michelle Guinan, Treasa McManus, Emma Corcoran, Orlagh Heavey 2pts (frees), Sinead Daly, Niamh Malone, Kym Furey, Aoife Byrne, Donna Murray, Rebecca Gorman, Claire O’ Brien, Tara Egan, Ciara Flynn, Serena Keena, Catherine Bnnett, Aoife Corbett,

Subs, Rebecca Gorman For Kym Furey 1pt (f), Tara Egan for Sinead Daly, Aoife Corbett for Niamh Malone, Serena Keena for Patrice Stapleton, Ciara Flynn for Shauna Farrelly, Catherine Bennett for Hannah McMahon, Donna Murray for Michelle Guinan.